Holbox Island

Holbox MexicoLocated to the northwest of Cancun, Holbox Island is just 42 km long. It is separated from the mainland coast by a shallow lagoon which gives sanctuary to thousands of flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds and creatures.

Most of the people in the island make their living fishing, it is common to see fishermen walking through the village with their catch of the day or carrying their nets. The streets of Holbox Island are made of white sand, common of Caribbean islands, and there are very few cars. Holbox is considered a virgin tourist destination because very few outsiders visit the island. In spite of the island's natural beauty, inaccessibility has left it unspoiled by mass tourism.

The island of Holbox is the perfect place to relax, to enjoy its beaches, sea, walking through its white sand  streets , enjoy the fresh seafood prepared with the traditional way of the island.

Things to do in Holbox

Swim woth Whale Shark Holbox Swim With Whale Shark

The whale shark Tour from Holbox departs from the dock which is located in front of the hotel La Diosa Cali. In the hotel's restaurant will be provided a coffee brief of 15 minutes with the...

Fishing TourFishing Tour

The Fishing Tour in Holbox Island is a short 4-hour tour where you can catch local fish such as grouper, in the area of punta mosquito, the prices are per boat and are private tours-

Points of Interest

Swim woth Whale Shark Holbox Yalaho Eye Water

This is a natural eye of water located 30 minutes by boat from holbox island, its was used as a refuge for the famous pirate named Molas in the XVI century. For many years was a natural fresh...

Pasion Island, Holbox Island Pasion Island

This small island is only 15 minutes by boat from downtown holbox, invites you to relax in a beauty and tranquil atmosphere.Enjoy the tropical sandy beaches, palm trees and the birds in their natural habitat.

Tour Bird Island, Holbox IslandBird Island

This island is located 30 minutes by boat from Holbox, has 60 meters diameter where a large of variety of birds live.Since many of those birds are in danger of extinction, in the bird island are some...

Swim woth Whale Shark Holbox Chiquila

Chiquila is located north of the State of Quintana Roo and is the starting point for ferries to Isla Holbox. The ride from Cancun to Chiquila takes approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes...

The hotels are small holbox, there are economic rustic hotels and luxury hotels with  the boutique category with all amenities.

The prices are very reasonable in holbox, is a place to enjoy a lot without spending much.

Our recommendations for those who visit  holbox is to carry cash or travelers checks  because no banks or ATMS machines.

Book your hotel in advance because the hotels are small and most of them  are full during high seasons

Recommended hotels: Puerto Holbox, Faro Viejo, Mawimbi, Casa de las Tortugas, Casa Sandra, Villa Flamingos, Paraiso del Mar and  Xaloc.


Restaurants recommended: Edelin Pizza, Viva Zapata famous for grill sea food and steaks with local live music.

Sky Bar: Located in the roof of the hotel Elements Holbox, it’s a lounge where you can enjoy your drink with the breeze and the sun sets. Enkoy the lounge music during the night.

 

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